Index to Deeds: 302 Commonwealth

The following is an index to property transfer deeds and party wall and building restriction agreements recorded at the Suffolk County Deed Registry from the original land purchase until conversion of the building into condominium units.  Mortgages, trust agreements, and other similar recorded documents are not included.  This index is intended as a guide only; actual deeds should be reviewed for details.

Transfers of Land and Buildings
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
20Jul1987 Robert Collier and Judith H. Collier Commonwealth 302 Condominium 13905 106
30Dec1986 Russell A. Gaudreau, Jr. and Elizabeth F. Gaudreau Robert Collier and Judith H. Collier, husband and wife 13454 169
02Dec1974 Sarah K. Gardner, also known as Sally G. Adduci Russell A. Gaudreau, Jr., and Elizabeth F. Gaudreau, husband and wife 8755 704
08Sep1945 Eileen Marra Sally G. Adduci 6176 438
08Sep1945 Middleborough Savings Bank Eileen Marra 6176 435
16Jul1945 Frank P. Adduci and Sally G. Adduci , husband and wife Middleborough Savings Bank 6176 433
15Apr1938 Middleborough Savings Bank Frank P. Adduci and Sally G. Adduci , husband and wife 5722 271
08Oct1937 Edla C. Bylin (foreclosure of mortgage) Middleborough Savings Bank 5694 493
23Mar1934 Middleborough Savings Bank Edla C. Bylin 5446 48
27Feb1934 Lena J. Taber (foreclosure of mortgage given by Lena J. Taber and assumed by subsequent owners) Middleborough Savings Bank 5435 106
27Jan1931 Gustaf I. Bylin (foreclosure of mortgage) Albert J. Benfield 5240 335
25Oct1930 Lena J. Taber Gustaf I. Bylin 5221 638
05Jun1922 William J. Stober Lena J. Taber 4371 521
14Jun1921 (dated 14Jun1921, attested 22Jun1921, and recorded 23Jun1921) George S. Mandell; Dorothy M. Rackemann, wife of Francis M. Rackemann; Suzanne Mandell; and Winthrop Mandell William J. Stober 4301 28
16Jun1921 (recorded 23Jun1921) George S. Mandell, surviving trustee under the will of Ann E. Mandell George S. Mandell; Dorothy M. Rackemann, wife of Francis M. Rackemann; Suzanne Mandell; and Winthrop Mandell 4301 27
06Sep1883 Uriah H. Coffin (lot with 25 foot frontage and dwelling house) Ann E. Mandell, wife of Samuel P. Mandell 1610 621
Transfers of Unimproved Land
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
15Sep1880 William D. Pickman and Jacob C. Rogers (lot with 50 foot frontage) Uriah H. Coffin 1502 401
18Jun1880 Caleb H. Warner and Charles F. Smith, trustees (two-sixths undivided interest in lot with 226 foot 7.5 inch frontage) Jacob C. Rogers 1495 553
01Aug1879 Caleb H. Warner and Charles F. Smith, trustees (one-sixth undivided interest in lot with 226 foot 7.5 inch frontage) Jacob C. Rogers 1464 251
01Aug1879 Caleb H. Warner and Charles F. Smith, trustees (three-sixths undivided interest in lot with 226 foot 7.5 inch frontage) William D. Pickman 1464 250
04Jan1877 Edwin Tufts Caleb H. Warner and Charles F. Smith, trustees 1362 133
23Oct1876 Albert J. Fernald Edwin Tufts 1360 188
21Oct1876 David N. Skillings (foreclosure of mortgage from Nathan Matthews to David Sears, assigned to David Skillings) Albert J. Fernald 1350 250
02Jun1876 Nathan Matthews Boylston National Bank 1329 38
19Nov1875 Harvey N. Shepard Nathan Matthews 1303 207
19Nov1875 Nathan Matthews, Henry D. Hyde, and Grenville T. W. Braman, trustees Harvey N. Shepard 1303 157
16Oct1873 Harvey N. Shepard Nathan Matthews, Henry D. Hyde, and Grenville T. W. Braman, trustees 1182 271
16Oct1873 Nathan Matthews Harvey N. Shepard 1182 270
30May1873 David N. Skillings, trustee of an indenture between David N. Skillings, Charles Whitney, David Whitney, Jr., and Lawrence Barnes Nathan Matthews 1163 259
02Jan1871 Nathan Matthews David N. Skillings, trustee 1029 238
02Jan1871 David Sears, Jr., Frederick R. Sears, and Knyvet Sears Nathan Matthews 1029 233
Party wall agreement stipulating that the wall between 302 Commonwealth and 304 Commonwealth, which was mistakenly built by Uriah Coffin so that more of the wall rests on the land of 302 Commonwealth than on the land of 304 Commonwealth, shall be considered as resting evenly on the boundary between the two premises and shall be considered a party wall
Date of Deed Party One Party Two Book Page
05Sep1895 Uriah H. Coffin; Samuel P. Mandell and Ann E. Mandell, his wife, in her own right; and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (Ann Mandell owner of 302 Commonwealth) Ruth Williams, a minor child under the guardianship of Benjamin C. Clark and Otis E. Weld (owner of lot at 304 Commonwealth) 2325 97
Party wall stipulations included in land transfer deed with respect to wall between 302 Commonwealth and 304 Commonwealth
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
15Sep1880 William D. Pickman and Jacob C. Rogers (sellers of lot at 300-302 Commonwealth and owners of lot at 304 Commonwealth) Uriah H. Coffin (purchaser of lot at 300-305 Commonwealth) 1502 401
Building restriction agreement (1) modifying prior building restriction agreement (Book 2037, p. 549) to (a) permit the eastern wall of a one story rear ell at the rear of 304 Commonwealth to be sixteen feet from the western line of 302 Commonwealth (the permitted line previously being twenty feet from 302 Commonwealth), and (b) permit construction of a rear bay at 304 Commonwealth, the eastern line of which is thirteen feet from the western line of 302 Commonwealth; and (2) permitting 302 Commonwealth to install three windows (two on the first story and one on the second story) in the portion of the party wall not being used by 304 Commonwealth, said windows to remain “at the pleasure of” 304 Commonwealth.
Date of Deed Party One Party Two Book Page
01Sep1895 Samuel P. Mandell and Ann E. Mandell, his wife, in her own right (owner of 302 Commonwealth) Ruth Williams, a minor child under the guardianship of Benjamin C. Clark and Otis E. Weld (owner of lot at 304 Commonwealth) 2325 103
Building restriction agreement entered into for the benefit of 302 Commonwealth specifying that (1) no building may constructed on the vacant lot at 304-306 Commonwealth within twenty feet of the western line of 302 Commonwealth that extends further south than the building at 302 Commonwealth (about 62 feet from front ashlar line to rear), but permitting a bay or other projection further back within specified limits; and (2) no building may be constructed on the remainder of the land at 304-306 Commonwealth beyond twenty feet from 302 Commonwealth that extends further than 74 feet deep from front ashlar line of 302 Commonwealth to rear, except for buildings of one story in height.
Date of Deed Party One Party Two Book Page
28Dec1891 David L. Webster, Mary M. Webster, and Andrew G. Webster, surviving trustees under the will of John G. Webster (owners of lot at 304-306 Commonwealth and of 308-310 Commonwealth) Samuel P. Mandell and Ann E. Mandell, his wife, in her own right (owner of 302 Commonwealth) 2037 549
Building restriction agreement included in land transfer deeds specifying that no buildings other than dwelling houses and the usual buildings appurtenant thereto, including stables for private use, will be built on the land on Newbury Street across the alley from 294-310 Commonwealth
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
18Jun1880 Caleb H. Warner and Charles F. Smith, trustees (sellers of two-sixths undivided interest lots at 294-310 Commonwealth) Jacob C. Rogers (purchaser of two-sixths undivided interest lots at 294-310 Commonwealth) 1495 553
01Aug1879 Caleb H. Warner and Charles F. Smith, trustees (sellers of one-sixth undivided interest lots at 294-310 Commonwealth) Jacob C. Rogers (purchaser of one-sixth undivided interest lots at 294-310 Commonwealth) 1464 251
01Aug1879 Caleb H. Warner and Charles F. Smith, trustees (sellers of three-sixths undivided interest lots at 294-310 Commonwealth) William D. Pickman (purchaser of three-sixths undivided interest lots at 294-310 Commonwealth) 1464 250
Building restriction agreement by the owners of the property between the south side of Commonwealth between Gloucester and Hereford, and the north side of Newbury between Gloucester and Hereford, establishing setback requirements for Commonwealth and Newbury, and reserving land for a sixteen foot wide passageway running parallel with Commonwealth and Newbury
Date Parties Book Page
04Mar1878 Caleb H. Warner and Charles F. Smith, trustees, Edwin Pope, and Boylston National Bank 1420 282